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Strong earthquake, 6.3 mag has occurred near Puerto Madero in Mexico

Earthquake location 13.9519S, -93.1434WA earthquake magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) strikes 115 kilometers (71 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/11/19 / 2019-11-20 04:27:07 / November 20, 2019 @ 4:27 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006a6q. Id of event: us70006a6q. Exact location, longitude -93.1434° West, latitude 13.9519° North, depth = 26.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.1 km (16 miles). The 6.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:27:07 / 10:27 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mazatán, Ocós, Brisas Barra de Suchiate (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 118 km (74 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 116 km (72 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 120 km (74 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 126 km (78 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 115 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.1434° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.9519° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 115km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-20 04:27:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-20 04:45:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.955 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 612 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.515 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70006a6q Id of event.
Event Code 70006a6q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006a6q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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